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's worked for ford at this parts plant outside detroit for 16 years. he's a member of the united auto workers union, but he thinks giving unions more power by changing the state constitution is a bad idea. especially in a state with high unemployment that's trying to attract newbusinesses. >> no corporation's going to want to come to michigan. it's going to guarantee an adverse aerial relationship right from the minute they come into the state. >> vote yes. >> reporter: both sides are getting support from outside the state, flooding the airways with commercials. >> don't let them hijack our constitution. >> reporter: dawson bell has been covering michigan politics for the "detroit free press" for 30 years. he thinks that after losing in wisconsin, the pressure is on unions. >> the labor movement recognizes that they need a win in michigan really badly, and on the other hand, if they don't get it, it's going to send a very, very strong signal. so everybody, you know, everybody who's got a dog in this fight anywhere in the country is interested in the outcome here. >> company i work for
are running even, but 56 for the president, 13-point edge in the blue collar detroit suburbs that be critical. this is the birthplace, they used to call it the birthplace of so-called reagan democrats. union households, the president's up 13 points. reagan democrats might break from their party, they're not breaking to vote for mitt romney. >> all right. thank you very much to john king. >>> the united states and china appear to be an o collision course. china has promised to investigate today after protesters swarmed u.s. ambassador's car in beijing. he got stuck in a demonstration which was technically taking place over japan's control of islands in the south china sea. it was an image which got a lot of people's attention and caused anxiety given actions we've seen in the middle east. the move in china comes as leon panetta wrapped up a very important visit. a crucial visit. he met with the future chinese president and on the agenda, the american military build up in asia, which china sees as a direct threat. and in fact, the relationship between the u.s. and its allies has become one of t
while still a junior at detroit's college for creative studies. her first attempt was a heavy 20 pound coat that took 80 hours to make and according to scott, an epic failure. >> i was like the kid with the noodle picture that came up to them like mom, don't you love what i made and they're looking at me like oh, you did such a good job, but it looks like a bodybag. that was their general sentiment after. i'm like okay, well, back to the drawing board. >> scott kept at it and soon she found a supporter in an unlikely place. general motors. john bradburn manages gm's waste reduction. he heard about scott's idea and realized that a special sound absorbent insulating material used in door cavities and other parts of gm's chevrolet malibu would be perfect for her coats. >> i said what do you think of this material. i don't even think i introduced myself. but she looked at it, said this is neat, this is good. >> now gm's leftover auto scraps are helping scott keep hundreds of homeless men and women warm this winter. not only that, scott has hired eight homeless women to make the coats, a mo
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